UPDATES FROM INCIDENT COMMAND:
Overall update: Today’s update is full of encouraging news. MHP’s positivity
rate is down; Shelby County is no longer in the Orange category; MHP has
only a few employees off work related to Covid; our Emergency Department
volumes are significantly down; and our urgent care and walk-in volumes
are lower compared to our normal volumes. We are asking the Community
to be safe and smart during the Christmas holiday. Please don’t
let your guard down over the holidays to help us maintain the current
encouraging trends. We wish everyone a happy and safe Christmas Holiday
Season! Our next update will occur on Monday, December 28th.
Covid Vaccines: Many MHP employees have already received their first dose of the Covid
vaccine at Hancock Regional Hospital. To date, no employee has reported
anything more than a minor, expected reaction which would be the same
for any vaccine.
Bamlanivimab “Bam” monoclonal drug for Covid treatment. By the end of the day, we will have infused 193 patients with this Eli
Lilly monoclonal drug. We have a sufficient supply of both Regeneron and
Bamlanivimab for our current needs.
Shelby County Status: We are pleased to report that Shelby County been designated as
ORANGE in this week’s county color code map with a composite score of 2.5
based on 7-day rolling test positivity and cases per 100,000. Please visit
https://www.coronavirus.in.gov/2393.htm for more information.
Priority Care and Family & Internal Medicine Walk-ins: Both locations are experiencing low volumes at this time.
MHP TESTING STATUS:
Number of NEW positive results: 35 new positive cases since 12/21/2020
- Out of the 35 new positive cases, 4 patients required inpatient care and
31 remained outpatient. We are down to only 280 Rapid tests remaining
with no estimated delivery date provided by our supplier. We hope to have
our in-house rapid testing up and running by next week.
MHP INPATIENT STATUS:
Current number of 3rd floor inpatients: 32 and 5 of those patients are in the Critical Care
Number of available 3rd floor beds: 8
- Currently, we have 20 inpatients that tested positive for COVID.
MHP EMERGENCY DEPT STATUS:
- Number of total ER patients in last 24 hours: 39 patients with only 7 patients
experiencing respiratory issues.
Number of vents currently in use and number of vents available:
- We have 1 ventilator(s) in use and 4 BiPAPs in use, 1 trilogy unit is in
use. This leaves us with 15 ventilation units available.